IDF's first-of-its kind anti-rocket system intercepts missile fired at Ashkelon. Assault on southern Israel continues Saturday, local communities under heavy fire as dozens of rockets, mortar shells hit area. Alert level in south raised to 3 out of 4, just short of wartime deployment.
Defense officials: Hamas hit hard, wants truce - Defense officials say Hamas approached Israel indirectly, asked for ceasefire after more than 20 terrorists killed, dozens hurt in past 48 hours; Overall, some 35 Hamas men have been killed in the past 10 days.
meanwhile, more than 70 rockets, mortar shells and missiles fired at southern communities
South under relentless fire, Iron Dome to the rescue: The Iron Dome anti-rocket system several incoming missile Saturday afternoon, as Palestinian terrorists in Gaza fired heavy barrages at southern Israel throughout the day.
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